|Purple Fan-flower at Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Australia|
Scaevola hispida Cav.
Scaevola ramosissima known as the (Purple Fan-flower or Snake flower) is a small shrub or climber in the family Goodeniaceae, native to south eastern Australia. The habitat is often near the sea, on poor sandy soils frequented by fire. Growing in the eucalyptus forest or heathlands.
It grows to 40 cm in height and produces attractive purple flowers between the months of August and March. It grows along the ground with some raised shoots.
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